I’m not alone and I know that. Millions have been moved by her music. Millions have used her music as a way to cope — as a way to grow. Few can turn a phase, write a lyric or paint a picture like Joni Mitchell. She’s a north star for a generation.
Released on November 4, 1970, The Man Who Sold the World has been cited as inspiring the goth rock, dark wave and science fiction elements of work by artists such as Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cure, Gary Numan, John Foxx and Nine Inch Nails.